No long-term excess mortality after measles infection: a community study from Senegal.


Because measles immunization has been found in all studies to reduce mortality with more than the share of deaths attributed to acute measles, the authors examined mortality after measles infection in a study in a rural area of Senegal that included 6,924 unimmunized children, whom 1,118 developed measles. Age-adjusted post-measles mortality was similar to… (More)

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